Turbellarian taxonomic database
An der Lan H 1936 (citation)- p 326-7 description of species, no definition, genus Adeloposthia.
Westblad E 1945 (citation)- p 46 definition, and describes new species, type P. rubescens.
Westblad E 1948 (citation)- p 15 no rhabdites; p 55 in key to genera; p 62 pharynx compared.
p 55 in key to genera of Acoels; p 15 not rhabdites in this genus?; p 62 compares pharynx in
this genus and in Propora.
Marcus E 1950 (citation)- p 7, 10, 102, pharynx, cuticularized rods in atrium. says this is species
of Haploposthiidae and it has no pharynx (which is present in Proporidae and Diopisthoporidae)-
description of new species P. xanthus does have a series of cuticularized rods of the
peni along the walls of the atrium.
Dorjes J 1968 (citation)- expanded definition p 113 and list of species. moves to his family Chiliidae.
P. elegans An der Lan H (1936)
P. rubescens Westblad 1945
P. xanthus Marcus 1950
P. diovatus Dorjes 1968
Hooge MD 2001 (citation)- moves to family Actinoposthiidae.
Notes from synonyms